Ulna


Bone Name
Ulna

Skeletal Division
Appendicular

Description
A long bone in which the shaft (Corpua ulnae) is three sided and tapers to a point distally. It is fused with radius in the adult except at the proximal and distal interosseous space.

Articulation
Joins proximally with the humerus, distally with the carpus and laterally with the radius.

Number
Two, one in each front limb

Common Name
Foreshank bone

Location
The forearm, in vertical direction

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